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62

dream and told him that Purusottama, his son by a prostitute
would succeed him. Greatly astonished at the choice, he sum.
moned his ministers and nominated Purusottaina as HE
successor. The king, accompanied by the boy, went to reside in
the country of Kundajhari (Skt Krsnajhori) on the bank of
the Krsna. There he died, in the 27th year of his reign,

The king ruled for 27 years vtffl S. S. 1401.)

li, {India Office Ms.) Aufr£cktt cc. i. p. ?7;
Kaifiyai ofjagannntkam, (Skt.), Mae. Mrs. 15-6-48, f. 12-b-13-b.

72,   TEE VICTORIES OP GAJAPATI RAPILESVARA
AND HIS SUBORDINATES:    (i) GAJARAVU TIPPA.

Gajaravu Tippa of shining valour......won a  victory over

the Yaranas in the plain outside the strong (fort of) Kambamu-
mettu in the presence of Ambaraya; he put the soldiers to
flight in a fierce battle at Kosur ; he overthrew the whole army
of Kataya Vema near Gundukolanu; and he inilieted a crushing
defeat on Gamadapamatya at Kondavidu and at the fort of
Peddakoiida near the frontier.

Mac. Ms*. 15-4-8, p. 115.

73.   THE VICTORIES OF GAJAPATI KAPILBSVARA AND
HIS SUBORDINATES :   (ii) DAMERA TIMMA.
Bezwada is like the elephant stable at Katakam; Oragallu
the (royal) treasury near (the palace); Tondamarayagullu
the vegetable market; Bedadakota the spinach garden in the
back-yard; (the seven) Mades the hunting ground of the
heroes; Mahur the pleasure garden of the palace; Kambhas
the posts for fastening elephants ; Delhi the suburb where the
horses of the city are kept; and the mighty Devarakonda the
hill (of sport). When the victories of the Grajaraja such as
these are described, your emblem, the lion of Korugallu, 0 !
Damera Timma, points out the directions (in which these
places are situated).
Ufae. Jf*f. 15-4-8, p. 167.